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Sep 29, 2010 12:30am PDT
bbc news. the former prime minister of iceland is to go under investigation for his role in had the crisis. >> it appears a transition of power may take place in korea. king jong-un was made deputy chairman of the national defense committee. >> it's russia at the main rail station. handleds of delegates heading for the party convention. many were on the empty boulevards. party propaganda speaks about a happier tomorrow, and >> national unity. that's what all this is about. trying to stabilize north korea's economics. state television announced the rise of the dynasties. his main qualification for being heir apparent. his aunt has been made general even more family control over the country. her husband is thought to be the real power behind the thrown. governing north korea is a family business. it started by kim ilsong. his son. kim jong-il took over and is still in power. called the deer leader and now his song will take them into the third decade. he's known as the brilliant comrade. it's grim, poverty filled. it can be a slow change the no the government tolerates night markets w
Sep 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. >> the first phase of a major expansion at the iceland to come apart. there are new administrative offices, a library and technology center. the school is also expanding its students and for the first time offering a senior class. it is known as an innovative works of the program that offsets tuition costs for low- income students. >> coming up, a recent verbal sparring between d.c. mayoral candidates as resulted in a physical scar among some of their supporters. -- a physical sparring among some of their supporters. >> we will give you a close-up look at the rain and clouds from hermine, plus, talk about our incredible weather. >> more attacks have been reporting college park, maryland. tonight, one of the victims is speaking out. but there's a lot of concern tonight here in college park, maryland. -- >> there is a lot of concern tonight here in college park, maryland. five violent robberies in the last 10 days alone, the last two occurring right here on this paved trail. this man says he moved to college park, md. monday afternoon to be closer to his job he was walking home near
Sep 9, 2010 12:00am PDT
"cit beat." rod was working with the sea shepherds. he and another activist went to iceland were they observe the willing operations in iceland in 1986. -- whaling operations. one night they snuck onto a boat. it was a whaling ship. basic two of their boats in the harbor and got away. this got a lot of media publicity. they immediately claimed responsibility and paul watson, the captain of the sea shepherd, offered him itself up for prosecution. because iceland was willing was considered violaon o ternational whaling commission rules, they decided not to prosecute him because it did not with the media publicity. this is the way the sea shepherd has been operating for years. rod was big time on them at that time as a radical environmentalist. in the early 1990's coniston investigation on the fur industry in the united states, trying to get footage on fur farms that some east coast of environmental groups wanted to use for a publicity campaign. i say east coast because he is working mostly on the west coast. in the course of his investigation with another activist, he decided the w
Sep 2, 2010 12:05am EDT
of them. [ applause ] this is great, there's a soccer team in iceland, they've become famous for their post-goal celebrations. they score a goal and then they celebrate. a couple weeks ago, they had an elaborate routine that mimicked catching a fish. and they reeled the guy in and everything. well, now they've come up with this. >> jimmy: that's right, it's a goal. it's a goal. [ applause ] where were those guys while i was sleeping through the world cup? i mean, they had another one this weekend. you know, if all soccer was like this i might actually watch it. [ applause ] >> jimmy: you live in iceland, you have a lot of time to come up with these things. we have a good show tonight. we're going to have magic on the show tonight, criss angel is here. we have muse trick ozzy osbourne, and we'll be right back with hayden christensen, so stick around. folks, applebee's 2 for 20 is better than ever this season. [ whistle blows, crowd cheers ] that's right, boomer. applebee's 2 for 20 is stuffed with more flavor like florentine ravioli with chicken. one appetizer, two entrees -- twen
Sep 21, 2010 5:00pm EDT
? >> perhaps. i'm against icelandic law. icelandic law. russian law. we should not apply them in united states courts. he is underestimated by a lot of people on how seriously he could be. i think he's going to run and if you think about how this election is going to break down, there are going to be party regulars. mitt romney being the de facto front-runner of that group. the other people, some of which is native, some of which does think the president is a muslim, some of which is not comfortable with an african-american president. that group -- >> somebody's been working and living off the federal payroll for a good part of his life. >> he is a hero to the republican grass roots. there is not a politician apart from sarah palin who can go and get thousands of people, they think he's a hero. >> people got to get used to hearing what they're hearing from this guy because it's so weird. here he is a couple of months ago bashing the left as he calls it, for not taking the sharia threat seriously. >> sharia is a direct, mortal threat to virtually every value that the left has. it'
Sep 7, 2010 7:00pm PDT
countries and was less than half the figure for iceland which was ranked the highest. meanwhile, household contributions to education expenditure in japan stood at 21.7%. for higher education, japanese households paid more than 51.1% of the cost. >>> next a story about senior citizens and poor nutrition. many are paying a stiff price for not eating enough meat. we see how some seniors' health improved after they began eating a balanced diet. >> reporter: this 89-year-old man has been having trouble walking. so for the past year and a half, he has been receiving hospital treatment. he developed sharp pains in his knees and hips. eventually, he couldn't walk on his own. his physician says that many elderly patients have the same problem. his diagnosis? malnourishment. the doctor points to a substance in the body which is a building block for muscles. the body makes it by consuming foods that are high in protein like meat and eggs. a blood test showed he didn't have enough of this substance. the level had fallen below the average 3.7 which put him in the malnourished category. >> translator:
Sep 7, 2010 6:00pm PDT
average. iceland expense must, almost 8% of its gdp on education. mexico and busts of 5.7%. germany trails behind on 4.7%. >> we have set an ambitious target to increase our investments in education and research to 10% of gdp. the economic crisis has made this more difficult. >> more fun it can help satisfy the demand in the labor market for graduates a higher proportion of school leaders are attending university in germany but it still rest in other industrialized nations. >> finally, after lying dormant for four hundred years, a volcano in indonesia has erupted for the fourth time in 10 days. it was the biggest eruption of the volcano since it rumbled back to life in late august. ash reached villages of 25 kilometers away. tens of thousands of people had to be evacuated from villages on the mountain slopes. experts say the activity could foreshadow a former district of explosion in the coming weeks. but the amount it also settled down again after letting off some steam. look at -- after 400 years. >> i do not know if i would stick around to be honest. but you should stick around.
Aug 31, 2010 6:00pm PDT
the team this year, we all want to win. >> our favorite soccer team in iceland is at it again with the goal celebrations. the latest they formed a human toilet, lifts the seat, he does the little reading -- >> oh, no. >> in the library. >> takes care of business. don't worry, ladies. he flushed the toilet. right there. >> and he put the lid down. >> he did, too. >> love him. >> yeah. >> so the gentlemen in iceland have this thing down. >> unique. >> it's almost like their goal is secondary. the priority really is how are we going to go national. >> in europe, there aren't very many legs on toilets. >> wishful thinking. >> see you at 10:00 and 11:00. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Aug 31, 2010 11:15pm EDT
from the soccer team in iceland that gave us the flooping fish celebration, we appear to have a pregnancy. and the magic moment is arrived. he has his feet in the stirrups. [ laughing ] >> and the doctor is around and we have a baby soccer ball to guard. [ laughing ] >> for everyone. apparently this team, this is their thing. they come up with a dozen of these. i'm going to give you one like one a week. >> i can't laugh at that the same way you guys can. >> i wouldn't think a mother would find that funny. the but we're fathers. [ laughing ]. >> that's nice. >> some of us have no kids at all. >> that's right. [ laughing ] >> you can really laugh.
Sep 14, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. >> the polls are open, but the turnout is light. >> and the iceland tower is evacuating -- the eiffel tower is evacuated due to a bomb threat. >> live and in hd, this is abc7 breaking news. >> tonight, we begin with breaking details in the race for d.c. mayor. >> just two hours and counting before the polls close. one is asking for an extension. we're live at the great campaign headquarters -- bray campaign headquarters. >> -- live at the gray campaign headquarters. >> this morning, gray
FOX News
Sep 7, 2010 5:00am EDT
on, beck, we're making progress. >> no, we're very, very, no, no, no. >> bill: if we can get iceland on board? >> problem solved. >> bill: have you alienated -- glenn beck has alienated, we are on about 90 countries in the world. we dominate the united states of america. most powerful,. >> israel i love great britain. >> bill: just keep quiet for a moment. we are on 90 countries. beck dominates the afternoon. and factor dominates the evening news coverage and all of that tremendous ratings. beck has alienated all the world because you have disrespected the world cup. as you know, soccer football is reveered everywhere and you have disrespected it. >> you are -- you are watching soccer, are you? little billy sitting there watching soccer? >> bill: little billy? who might that be, all right? >> rest of the world, we are not trying to shove football down your throat, maybe we are. hey, we are capitalists. don't try to shove this stuff down our throat. >> bill: it's skill. >> skill? >> bill: wait a minute, beck, if nobody wants to see it, why is it the most popular sport in the world. >>
Sep 27, 2010 4:00pm EDT
me we need to spend more on education -- only iceland spends more per capita. meanwhile, the white house today announcing a new goal. recruiting 10,000 new math and science teachers over the next two years. 100,000 over the next decade. the president insisting there's no more time to wait. >> we've got to boost performance in that area. every night, at some point, you have to say your job is to learn. >> nbc news in fact devoting coverage to the education nation across all of its platforms. planned on taking this particular show outside the studio to be live from the plaza here, but for the second time in less than a week, mother nature likes to keep us in the studio. we did bring our all-star lineup of guests and we begin with the star of stars. arne duncan, it's a pleasure to see you. describe to me the difference between the country with the political will to demand good schools and a country that claims to want good schools. >> let me give you an example. when the president visits south korea, he asks what's working. he asked the president, what's the biggest education challeng
Sep 28, 2010 4:00pm EDT
teach. it's not just about about better teachers. no one spends more than we do, except iceland it's about revolutionizing or school, with insight to how people learn, not orders on how you must teach. a man who may be the strongest, nicholas negroponte, founder of one laptop per child, our guest here. ♪ [ man ] i thought our family business would always be boots. until one day, my daughter showed me a designer handbag. and like that, we had a new side to our business. [ male announcer ] when the martinez family saw an opportunity, the hartford was there. protecting their employees and property, and helping them prepare for the future. nice boots. nice bag. [ male announcer ] see how the hartford helps businesses at [ male announcer ] see how the hartford helps businesses everyone has someone to go heart healthy for. who's your someone? campbell's healthy request can help. low cholesterol, zero grams trans fat, and a healthy level of sodium. it's amazing what soup can do. big oil and their backers are spending millions to scare us. saying it costs too much to
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Sep 22, 2010 3:00pm EDT
the book woodward said general petraeus cannot iceland axelrod and his job is to spin and general petraeus says he is a skip master. but with the diplomatic people at each other, and at the top of this pyramid, there is president obama and his bottom line is this, and this is in concert with the american people "we can't have endless wars in the country," and it does not have public support. obama talks about not losing the democratic party. he can't lose the american people. yeah. [ female announcer ] maxwell house gives you a rich, full-flavored cup of coffee, so you can be good to the last drop. corrupt we have chatting about health care and the president saying today it is already helping a lot of people, the reformals signed into law six months ago, and a lot of people saying i can't see it is helping but making it more expensive," as you would expect. >>shepard: our viewers joined us, and he has been chatting away with viewers and you are welcome to join in. again, you click on "on the hunt," icon. police in the state of michigan continue the senator for the missing c.e.o. o
Sep 2, 2010 1:00pm EDT
, of course. a, the u.s., b, iceland, c, ire lapped, or d, bulgaria. >> bzzzz. >> i'll take that, ali. go. >> iceland. >> wrong. richard, would you care to weigh in? >> i'm going to go for ireland. >> richard, you are exactly right. on the board early. ireland saw home prices drop nearly 16%. the u.s. was down about 3.3%. the uk was up nearly 6%. richard takes the first question. according to the demographic international housing affordability survey -- and that's a mouthful -- which of these cities is least, least affordable? a, vancouver, b, sidney, c, honolulu, or d, bournemouth in the uk. >> was that you, ali? >> yes. >> go for it. >> c, honolulu. >> that's wrong. richard, would you care to weigh in and make it 2-0. >> i think it's a trick question. i think it's bournemouth. >> i'm going to go for bournemouth. >> you're wrong. >> vancouver. >> we thought we would get you on that question. yes, you're right. the answer is vancouver. the average price of a single family home there is a whopping $540,000. and as for the uk and bournemouth, you might think london would be the lea
Sep 1, 2010 6:00am EDT
could go to iceland. tell us. where is it going to go? >> it's going to long island? is it going to long island? >> no, long island is a brush on the weaker side of the storm. >> sorry, sorry. >> it's all about you! >> no, no, no, no! >> why don't you throw that hat on? >> your hamptons forecast. bill, thanks a lot. >> long island. >> suffolk county. >> island is a euphemism for the hamptons. >>> the white house condemning the deadly shooting of four jewish settlers including a pregnant woman in the west bank and traveling in a car when unidentified gunman sprayed their car with bullets. it comes as president obama is set to open that two-day summit in washington today. brokering israeli/palestinian peace agreement. tomorrow, negotiations will formally be relaunched in a ceremony at the state department. these are the first direct talks in nearly two years. >> dan, americans tend to tune in and out of this story. where are we right now in the peace talk, such as it is? >> i often feel like watching this peace process is like watching a soap opera. you can check in and out and miss h
Sep 4, 2010 8:00pm EDT
mission in iceland. iceland just fell off the map financially. they had a man running the major banks and their place them all with women. one of the points is, i think it is very hard to identify great leaders except in raised -- except in retrospect. you do not know where you are most of the time. if you're paying too much attention to where people are telling you where you are, you'll get off balance pretty easily. in the journalism area, journalists from the pentagon papers. that is the time they're going public. it took enormous courage for them to do that. of course, with watergate and what they did there. politically, harry truman and the marshall plan. if you think about it, the united states was threatened by the fascist powers of japan and germany and to some extent italy. harry truman said, "let's devote trillions of dollars into rebuilding our economy." he put marshal's name on it because he was a war hero. can you imagine a political leader in having the courage to say that this is what we need to do? turn around to our enemies -- if you look back in history, it rej
Sep 23, 2010 1:00pm EDT
. >> yeah. i've left a lot of knee cartilage in greenland and iceland, actually, and i've been through a couple of surgeries as a consequence, but i really believe in what i'm doing and i'll see this out to the end. we've got a few years yet to go. we will make it happen. >> thank you both. >> lots of people working with me. >> thank you both for telling us about this. >> thank you, my pleasure. >> thank you. >> pleasure to see you. we wish you continued good health. >> thank you. >> for more information, go to my blog, and i'll get you all the links you need. >>> republicans unveiled their pledge to america today and the early reviews are in. male annouy with fire in its veins. bold. daring. capable of moving your soul. ♪ and that's even before you drop your foot on the pedal. ♪ the new 2011 cts coupe from cadillac. the new standard of the world. >>> time now for our politics update with cnn's senior political editor, mark preston, and paul steinhauser at the desk in washington. looks like we're starting with you, paul. what's going on. >> come on over he
Sep 1, 2010 1:00pm EDT
greenland and iceland. so this thing may not be just done with one turn. it may come up, it may come in, and it may turn back. now, that turn back is cape cod. that's ugly. if this turn doesn't happen soon enough, that's landfall, north carolina, that's ugly. and then somewhere here, that would be right there, still in the cone, that would be long island. how many people are going to be out there. >> a lot of people go out there. >> absolutely. fonch >> for the labor day weekend. i knew if i gave you half an inch, would you blame canada somehow. >> never blame our people in atlantic canada. love them, love nova scotia. >> we will, of course -- cnn is your hurricane center for this, and we will stay on top of it. chad will. thanks, chad. >>> the phrase almost synonymous with dead ends, but peace talks under way in washington. a special u.s. envoy says this time may be different. i'll show you what they're talking about when they come back. there's no way to hide it. sir, have you been drinking tonight? if you ride drunk, you will get caught... and you will get arrested. hey what'
Sep 16, 2010 1:00pm EDT
, 25. iceland, ireland, poland, czechoslovakia, hungary, switzerland, korea, and on and on and on. and our tax rate, corporate tax rate, effective, is almost 39%. that's the green column. only japan at 40% has a higher corporate tax rate than the united states. that makes no sense. we can't compete in the global economy with taxes like that. i had talked a little earlier about the different tax rates. and what will happen if we let the tax cuts, the lower rates, expire and we go back to those rates prior to 2001. talked about dividends, going from a 15% rate to, in some case, a 39.6% rate. i didn't mention capital gains, but capital gains are now at 15%. that will go back up to 0%. and we -- 20%. and we of course talked about ordinary income and how those tax rates will go up for every marginal level. we mentioned the child tax credit of $1,000 per child, which will go back to $500 a child. i did not mention, but it's on this slide, didn't talk about the marriage tax penalty, which under current law have been eliminated, but starting january 1 of 2011, that marriage tax penalty kicks b
Sep 12, 2010 2:00am EDT
would have either gone back to europe or we have greenland, iceland, and the canadian provinces all the way down. i was not concerned about an aircraft getting to a place to land at all. i knew that ourrocedures in setting of the north atlantic tracks in this case provide for that contingency. >> the town of gander in newfoundland, there is an interesting story on that. they have 5000 people. 10,000 people landed that day on 9/11. [laughter] the town doubled in size. the people in gander to all of these people into their houses. it was not like they have enough schools for them. everyone was taking to recruit people into their own homes. they had to keep them there for three or four days. -- everyone was taking two or three people into their own homes. they had to keep them there for three or four days. they did not want to break the airplanes that. they divided them up by neighborhoods so that when they had to pick them back up, they knew where to find them all for their airplanes. the town of gander was amazing, what they did. some landed in halifax. the town of gander took a lot
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